April 13, 2012
Competition started Friday at the University of Georgia meet with three field events and four parts of the heptathlon. The meet will conclude tomorrow, and live results will be available here for the Spec Town Invite and here for the heptathlon.
Christina DeLakis provided the biggest highlight for the Golden Gophers today. The freshman recorded the best shot put throw for Minnesota this outdoor season. Her toss of 50 feet, 2 inches (15.29m) ranks eighth in school history. DeLakis finished fourth in the event.
DeAnne Hahn recorded one of her best-ever throws in the hammer, landing a toss of 194-09 (59.36m). For full Spec Towns Invitational results click here.
Jess Herauf and Nicole Murphey both started competition in the Bulldog Heptathlon. For standings, click here.
Tomorrow’s first event will be the javelin at 9:00 a.m. CT. For a full schedule, click here for Spec Towns and here for the heptathlon.
UCLA Up Next for Gophers
Minnesota travels to Los Angeles, Calif., for the UCLA Legends Invitational this Friday and Saturday.
Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Taylor Wiebke
Catch up with Gophers sophomore high jumper Taylor Wiebke after she earned Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week honors.
Gophers Earn Two Third-Place Finishes
Minnesota wrapped up competition at the Raleigh Relays with a pair of third-place finishes in the 800m and 4x800m relay on Saturday.